Kenny Powers was poised to rule the Big Leagues, but two things got in the way: his fading fastball and his insufferable personality. After a spectacular career flame-out, Kenny goes home to Shelby County, NC, to nurse his wounds and work as a gym teacher at his old middle school. Written by
Every kid has a baseball player to look up to. Kenny Powers is not that guy. (Season 1)
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Kenny Powers, the series' protagonist, is the name of a real life Canadian daredevil who attempted one of the most idiotic stunts known to humankind. Powers sought to launch a rocket-propelled Lincoln Continental over a mile-wide section of the St. Lawrence River. The famously failed stunt was four years in the making and cost in excess of $1 million (US). See more
I had a dream about this moment... When I was making love... to my wife Donna. On top a her; powerful thrusts, filling the sultry night air. Heavy breath. My son Gabriel walked in, little boy. My wife sprung out of bed and said "No, Gabriel! Leave!" And I said "No, honey, shut your mouth, let him watch." Let him watch what is being consecrated here. And I want the people to watch what is going to be consecrated here. And I will bring my son down here, and he will watch.
Referenced in Saints Row: The Third